If you’re eager to jump into real estate investing, look before you leap, recommends Oliver Somoza, the founder of Turnkey Property Pro in Philadelphia. The best thing you can do is to take your time and do a lot of research on your local market...

Urban dwellers often idealize what it's like to live on acreage outside city limits, and there are indeed some advantages. Land costs drop in the country. The further away from the city you get, the cheaper acreage becomes. Many people buy land because they want...

The first question many agents generally hear from buyers after closing is: how do I remove the photos of my new house from Zillow and all of the other real estate websites? They think the listing agent will do it for them, but it is...

Real estate can be a tremendous investment opportunity. And for those who are in for the long run, rental properties really can’t be beat.  But when it comes to taking that crucial first step, most people aren’t sure where to start. If you’re in this boat...

Spring is the optimum time to sell a home. Regardless of whether it's a hot, cold or neutral market, inventory almost always rises in the spring because the largest number of buyers are actively searching for a new home during April, May, and June. If your...

Buying a home is without a doubt the most complicated purchase you will ever make. The list of logistical and financial details is long — from getting your downpayment together to paying legal and closing fees, all the while having to deal with a number of...

When it comes to building a retirement nest egg for the future, property is still regarded as one of the safest long-term investments. While some investors may want to buy a property and rent it out straight away, others may choose to live in the home...

Real estate agents estimate that at least 20 percent of their sales result from an open house. That's one in five homes. If your property is presentable—that is, spotless from top to bottom— priced correctly, and located in a high-traffic area, you're well on your...